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FAMU LAW RECOGNIZES MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR

January 15, 2020
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing the life of Martin Luther King,...
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FAMU Law Delivers Donations to the ACE School’s Community Closet

December 20, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law delivered a vanload of items collected during a clothing...
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“FAMU CARES” Clothes Drive Benefits Students at Ace School in Parramore Community

December 18, 2019
About FAMU College of Law  The FAMU College of Law is located in the heart of Downtown Orlando, just steps...
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FAMU Law Awards Three Full-Tuition Rattler for Justice Scholarships

November 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Three current Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students are the proud recipients of...
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FAMU Law Students Selected for Ms. JD National Women’s Law Students Organization Leadership Academy at Harvard Law

November 25, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Ms. JD's National Women's Law Students Organization (NWLSO) Leadership Academy included four Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law students...
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Ms. JD’s National Women’s Law Students Organization (NWLSO) Leadership Academy

November 25, 2019
Ms. JD’s 2019 NWLSO Leadership Academy took place on Friday November 22, 2019 and Saturday November 23, 2019 at Harvard...
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FAMU Rising Scholarship Reception at University Club of Orlando

November 21, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – National Football League’s all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith was the featured guest at the Florida A&M University...
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FAMU Law Classic Weekend Events

November 20, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law has scheduled the following events during the annual Classic Weekend:...
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FAMU College of Law Students Appointed to Regional Positions with Southern Regional Black Law Student Association

October 31, 2019
Orlando, Fla - FAMU College of Law students Ashley Little, third year; Chelsee Lee, second year; and Ryan Willis, third...
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FAMU College of Law’s Animal Legal Defense Fund Student Chapter Receives Award

October 23, 2019
ORLANDO, FL – Congratulations to the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University - College of Law (FAMU Law) Animal Legal Defense...
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FAMU Law Hosts J.D. Advantage Night

October 21, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – Some law students are finding out it pays to have a Juris Doctor or J.D. under their...
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FAMU Law Partners with Orange TV to Produce Legal Connections

August 27, 2019
  Orlando, Fla – A creative partnership between Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Orange TV has produced a series of...
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FAMU Law Professor Patricia Broussard Published in William and Mary Journal of Race, Gender and Social Justice

August 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law Professor Patricia Broussard’s latest article, Unbowed, Unbroken, and Unsung: The Unrecognized Contributions of...
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FAMU Law Gives Back to the Community by Volunteering

August 19, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, August 16, morethan 100 incoming Florida A&M University (FAMU) Law students volunteered at three locations for...
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FAMU Law’s Newest Class Gives Back to the Community

August 15, 2019
FAMU Law’s Newest Class Gives Back to the Community   Orlando, Fla. – On Friday, August 16, morethan 100 incoming Florida...
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FAMU Law Grant to Explore Disparities in Medical Marijuana

August 12, 2019
Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Professor Jeffrey Brown was awarded a $7,500 grant to study the regulatory and economic...
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FAMU Law Gears up to Welcome New Students with Foundations for Law School Success

August 2, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is gearing up for the incoming class with a specialized...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Selected to Serve with The Bronx Defenders

July 25, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law student Diona Willis is working in New York this summer as...
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News Release: FAMU Alum Andrew Ballentine Appointed by Governor to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commission

July 23, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Gov. Ron DeSantis announced more than five dozen appointments and reappointments to Florida’s Judicial Nominating Commissions, the panels that recommend lawyers...
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News Release: FAMU Law’s Dean’s Advisory Council adds two new Members

July 15, 2019
FAMU Law’s Dean’s Advisory Council adds two new Members       Jarian Lyons            ...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Teaches Global Marijuana Law Course in The Hague, Netherlands

July 15, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Professor Jennifer Smith joined a group of law professors participating in a study abroad...
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News Release: FAMU Law Legal Clinic Students Participate in Guardian Ad Litem Program Volunteer Training

July 11, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- Florida A&M University (FAMU) Legal Clinic students received Volunteer Advocate for Children (VAC) training on July 10, at...
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News Release: Alumna Amber Johnson Becomes Charleston’s First Diversity Manager Following Slavery Apology

July 10, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law alumna Amber Johnson (Class of 2009) has been hired as the...
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News Release: “Next Generation Legal Summit” Motivates High School Students

July 5, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first “Next Generation Legal Summit” on Monday, July 1,...
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News Release: FAMU Law Team Takes First Place in the 2019 Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition

July 1, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla.- FAMU Law’s Moot Court Team placed first at the Robert Orseck Memorial Moot Court Competition hosted by the...
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News Release: FAMU Law Receives Pro Bono Law School Challenge Award

June 28, 2019
Orlando, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law received The Florida Bar Foundation’s 2019 Florida Pro Bono Law School...
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News Release: The FAMU Foundation Announces Arthenia L. Joyner Endowed Scholarship

June 25, 2019
Orlando, Fla.- The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Foundation announced an endowed  scholarship to honor former Florida Senate Minority Leader Arthenia...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Awarded Holland & Knight Scholarship

June 4, 2019
Orlando, Fla.  – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law student Elliot Jackson has been selected to receive the Holland & Knight...
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News Release: FAMU Law Graduate Selected for Equal Justice Works 2019 Class of Fellows

May 31, 2019
Orlando, Fla –Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Class of 2019 graduate Abigail Adkins has been selected for the...
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News Release: Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell to Host Professional Development Series at FAMU Law 

May 15, 2019
Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell to Host  Professional Development Series at FAMU Law   The law firm’s partners, associates and non-lawyer...
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Video News Release: FAMU College of Law 15th Hooding Ceremony Video

May 12, 2019
Orlando, Fla –The 15th Annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Hooding Ceremony took place at the Dr. Phillips Center...
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News Release: FAMU College of Law Prepares for 15th Hooding Ceremony

May 6, 2019
Orlando, Fla –The 15th Annual Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Hooding Ceremony will take place at the Dr. Phillips...
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News Release: FAMU Law Student Accepted to EPA’s Law Clerk Honors Program

May 6, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla – Florida A&M University (FAMU) student Bria Calvin has been accepted into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Elected as FAMU Senate Faculty President

April 29, 2019
Orlando, Fla. – For the first time, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Faculty Senate president comes from the FAMU College...
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News Release: FAMU Law Professor Phyllis Taite to Receive FAMU National Alumni Association 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

April 22, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - The Florida A&M University National Alumni Association (FAMU NAA) will honor the 2019 class of Distinguished Alumni...
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News Release: New Interim Dean Named at Florida A&M University College of Law

April 16, 2019
Orlando, Fla. -- A 15-year-veteran of Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law has been named interim dean of the...
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News Release: FAMU Law Librarian Becomes Jeopardy Contestant

April 10, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law is celebrating an employee who traveled to Hollywood to participate...
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News Release: Dean’s Advisory Council Forms at FAMU Law with Distinguished Members

April 3, 2019
Dean’s Advisory Council Forms at FAMU Law with Distinguished Members ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law...
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News Release: FAMU College of Law Goes High-Tech in Classroom with Interactive Whiteboard

March 28, 2019
FAMU College of Law Goes High-Tech in Classroom with Interactive Whiteboard Orlando, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law...
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U.S. Representative Val Demings is Keynote Speaker at FAMU College of Law Hooding Ceremony

March 27, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – The U. S. Representative for the 10th Congressional District, Val Demings, will serve as the keynote speaker for...
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FAMU PRESIDENT LARRY ROBINSON’S SPRING 2019 REPORT

March 22, 2019
FAMU PRESIDENT LARRY ROBINSON'S SPRING 2019 REPORT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-e4FuF4CAXM&app=desktop
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT KIRSTEN WILLIAMS

March 22, 2019
FAMU LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT KIRSTEN WILLIAMS https://vimeo.com/323169314
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT TROOPER DAVID BELFORD, FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL

March 22, 2019
FAMU LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT TROOPER DAVID BELFORD https://vimeo.com/323830040
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT SHAWNDRA NASH-SCOTT

March 20, 2019
FAMU LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT SHAWNDRA NASH-SCOTT https://vimeo.com/322624840
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NEWS RELEASE: More than 70 lawyers turn out to meet students

March 19, 2019
“Careers in the Law” networking event huge success at FAMU Law   ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College...
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NEWS RELEASE: FAMU Law applauds new partnership with Wicker Smith

March 6, 2019
FAMU Law applauds new partnership with Wicker Smith ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law applauds Wicker...
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FAMU LAW ALUMNA MAKES HISTORY BY BECOMING OSCEOLA COUNTY’S FIRST BLACK JUDGE

February 26, 2019
FAMU LAW ALUMNA MAKES HISTORY BY BECOMING OSCEOLA COUNTY’S FIRST BLACK JUDGE ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU) College...
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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT KAI MURPHY

February 26, 2019
FAMU LAW STUDENT SPOTLIGHT KAI MURPHY https://vimeo.com/314109236
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NEWS RELEASE: FAMU LAW STUDENT-CASSANDRA BROWN-NAMED PRESIDENT OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION

February 26, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - Florida A&M University (FAMU)College of Law third-year student Cassandra Brown is the new president of the Central...
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FAMU LAW STUDENTS HONOR HARD-WORKING CUSTODIAL WORKER

February 22, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla - A group of nearly 60 Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law students, who are also members...
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FAMU LAW STUDENT ACCEPTED TO EPA’S ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ACADEMY HELD MARCH 18-22 at TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY

February 22, 2019
Student will research environmental justice concerns in Parramore   ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of...
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TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN WEST PALM BEACH

February 19, 2019
TWO FAMU LAW STUDENTS AWARDED THE HOLLAND BAR PREP SCHOLARSHIP AND THE JUDGE EDWARD RODGERS LEGENDS SCHOLARSHIP AT LUNCHEON IN...
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FAMU LAW CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH BY KICKING OFF LAW RELATED FILM SERIES

February 13, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing Black History Month by kicking off...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW STUDENTS PRESENT LEGAL PROJECTS AT FLORIDA NAACP WINTER QUARTERLY MEETING

February 4, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students made presentations at the winter quarterly...
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FAMU LAW STUDENTS RECOGNIZED BY NINTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR OUTSTANDING PRO BONO VOLUNTEER WORK

January 29, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law students were recently recognized by the Ninth...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW RECOGNIZES MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HOLIDAY

January 11, 2019
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognizing the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW RANKED IN 10 BEST LAW SCHOOLS BY THE KNOWLEDGE REVIEW

December 13, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law is recognized as one of the 10 Best...
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FAMU College of Law donates over 250 books to the Academic Center for Excellence

December 10, 2018
Pictured from left to right: (back row) Yolanda Jones, FAMU Law Library Director and Professor of Law, Reginald Green, Associate...
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News Release: THREE FAMU LAW STUDENTS SELECTED AS FIRST RATTLER FOR JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS 

November 28, 2018
THREE FAMU LAW STUDENTS SELECTED AS FIRST RATTLER FOR JUSTICE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS  ORLANDO, Fla. – Three current Florida Agricultural and...
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News Release: FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW HONORS ICONIC FIGURES IN CIVIL RIGHTS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, LEGAL PROFESSIONALS AND RATTLERS FOR JUSTICE AT FIRST LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA 

November 17, 2018
FAMU LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first...
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News Release: FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW PARTICIPATES IN TEACH-IN AT LOCAL SCHOOLS

November 17, 2018
FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW PARTICIPATES IN TEACH-IN AT LOCAL SCHOOLS ORLANDO, Fla- Several Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law professors...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW HONORS ICONIC FIGURES IN CIVIL RIGHTS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES, LEGAL PROFESSIONALS AND RATTLERS FOR JUSTICE AT FIRST LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA

November 16, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law hosted its first Legacy Awards and Scholarship Gala...
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FAMU Law Participates in TEACH-IN During National Education Week

November 16, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- Several Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law professors participated in TEACH-IN at several local schools on Wednesday,...
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News Release: FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW RECOGNIZES CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEERS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND RATTLERS FOR JUSTICE AT FIRST LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA 

November 14, 2018
FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW RECOGNIZES CIVIL RIGHTS PIONEERS, COMMUNITY ADVOCATES AND RATTLERS FOR JUSTICE AT FIRST LEGACY AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIP GALA ...
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News Release: FAMU LAW PROFESSOR WILLIAM HENSLEE CO-AUTHORS ENTERTAINMENT LAW AND BUSINESS BOOK

November 14, 2018
FAMU LAW PROFESSOR CO-AUTHORS ENTERTAINMENT LAW AND BUSINESS BOOK ORLANDO, Fla- Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Professor William (Bill)...
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News Release: FAMU Law Hosts Orlando Election Protection Command Center on Election Day

November 5, 2018
FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW PARTICIPATES IN ELECTION PROTECTION ACTIVITIES                             ON ELECTION DAY ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University's (FAMU)...
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News Release: “We are delighted to help those in need following hurricane Michael.”

October 19, 2018
FAMU College of Law Collects More Than 350 Pounds of Food and Essentials for Those in Need Donations Support "FAMU...
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News Release: “The state of the FAMU College of Law is healthy and strong.”

October 19, 2018
Dean Gives First "State of the FAMU College of Law Address"   Partnership Announced to Mentor Children ORLANDO, Fla- In...
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FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW COLLECTS MORE THAN 350 POUNDS OF FOOD AND SUPPLIES FOR THOSE IN NEED

October 17, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law family along with community partners and friends responded in a...
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FAMU Dean Gives First “State of the College of Law Address”

October 3, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla- In the first “State of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law Address” Interim Dean LeRoy Pernell...
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A Conversation with Joseph Grant, Professor FAMU College of Law

August 28, 2018
Interviewer: What does the FAMU brand mean to you? Professor Grant: I come from a family with a long tradition...
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FAMU College of Law Gives Back to Community

August 17, 2018
Orlando, FL- New students at the FAMU College of Law are giving back to the community already.  More than 60...
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FAMU Law Dean to be Honored for His Contributions to Legal Education

August 15, 2018
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida A&M University College of Law Interim Dean LeRoy Pernell, who has devoted more than 40 years...
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A Conversation with Leroy Pernell, Interim Dean and Professor of Law Florida A&M University College of Law

August 4, 2018
A Conversation with Leroy Pernell, Interim Dean and Professor of Law Florida A&M University College of Law. (The second in a series of profiles of FAMU Law Faculty, Leadership, and Program Directors)
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Marijuana: Tops List of Innovative Courses Taught at FAMU Law

August 2, 2018
Orlando, FL – July 30, 2018 – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law does it again! Known for introducing...
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A Conversation with Nicky A. Boothe, Esq., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Florida A&M University College of Law

July 26, 2018
A Conversation with Nicky A. Boothe, Esq., Associate Dean for Academic Affairs – Florida A&M University College of Law. (The second in a series of profiles of FAMU Law Faculty, Leadership, and Program Directors)
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A Conversation with John Crossman, CEO, Crossman and Company Chair, FAMU College of Law Dean’s Advisory Council, FAMU Foundation Board Member

July 17, 2018
A Conversation with John Crossman, CEO, Crossman and Company Chair, FAMU College of Law Dean’s Advisory Council / FAMU Foundation Board Member. (The third in a series of profiles of FAMU Law Faculty, Leadership, and Program Directors)
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A Conversation with Robert H. Abrams, Professor of Law FAMU College of Law

July 11, 2018
A Conversation with Robert H. Abrams, Professor of Law FAMU College of Law. (The fourth in a series of profiles of FAMU Law Faculty, Leadership, and Program Directors)
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Third-year FAMU Law students are First from College of Law to Serve as FAMU Student Supreme Court Justices

June 26, 2018
Third-year FAMU Law students are First from College of Law to Serve as FAMU Student Supreme Court Justices The roles...
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Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Serve as Hooding Speaker at FAMU Law

June 25, 2018
The 83rd Attorney General of the United States (2015-2017), Loretta Lynch, will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M...
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Florida Bar Division Recognizes College of Law Students, Group with Year-End Honors

June 24, 2018
Florida Bar Division Recognizes College of Law Students, Group with Year-End Honors   The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD)...
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College of Law Third-Year Student Publishes Animal Law Articles through Research Grant

June 22, 2018
College of Law Third-Year Student Publishes Animal Law Articles through Research Grant Third-year Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law...
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FAMU College of Law Selects Randolph Reliford as new Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development

June 21, 2018
FAMU College of Law Selects Randolph Reliford as new Assistant Dean for Career Planning and Development Orlando, Fla. - Florida...
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Florida A&M University Recognizes LaDray B. Gilbert with Distinguished Alumni Award

June 4, 2018
Orlando, FL – June 6, 2018 – Florida A&M University College of Law Graduate LaDray B. Gilbert was recently honored...
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FAMU College of Law Grad Elected Judge in Brevard County

June 3, 2018
Orlando Fla. – Kelly McCormack Ingram, a 2008 graduate of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) College of Law, has...
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FAMU Law Dean LeRoy Pernell to Present Talk at 4th Annual Education and Social Justice Conference

June 1, 2018
FAMU Law Dean LeRoy Pernell to Present Talk at 4th Annual Education and Social Justice Conference, Daytona Beach, FL Florida...
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